• Nissan has over 500 electric taxis on European roads

    Nissan is leading the electric revolution with more than 550 electric taxis now on the road in Europe. That is a good test as taxi drivers are some of the most demanding users with the highest mileage, reinforcing the reliability and versatility of Nissan electric… Continue reading »

  • Watch Nissan Leaf Autonomous Drive in action

    Last month Nissan Leaf with Autonomous Drive was approved for road testing in Japan and here we have the first video footage showing the all electric Leaf demonstrating the Autonomous Drive technology. Five cameras and five laser scanners are the all-seeing eyes of the vehicle,… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf with Advanced Driver Assist approved for road test in Japan [video]

    To meet recently announced goal to have autonomous cars in production by 2020, Nissan will be soon starting to test Advanced Driver Assist System on Japanese roads. Nissan President and CEO Carlos Ghosn has taken delivery of Japan's first license plate for a car equipped… Continue reading »

  • West Midlands Police gets 30 Nissan Leafs, will be used as 'diary' cars

    West Midlands Police took delivery of 30 Nissan LEAFs that will be used by ten local policing units, who will run three “diary car” LEAFs each. The cars won't be used for high speed chases and patrolling. The diary cars are used for pre-arranged meetings… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf EV Price Cut by £2,500

    Nissan Leaf EV just got more affordable, thanks to a price cut by £2,500, which is effective immediately, ahead of the arrival of an updated version of the Leaf. After a £5,000 government grant, the final price-tag is £23,490, or £239 per month. About 50,000… Continue reading »

  • 225 Nissan Leafs Set a New Record For Largest Parade of Electric Cars

    This past weekend a convoy of 225 Nissan Leaf's was driven around the Silverstone Circuit to break the Guinness World Record for the ‘largest parade of electric vehicles’, beating the previous record of 218 held by Chrysler in the US. The event was organised by… Continue reading »

  • 2013 Nissan Leaf Revealed With Updated Powertrain

    Nissan has revealed the updated all-electric LEAF in Japan with a number of enhancements. The updated model gets new 17-inch alloy wheels, an optional blue-tinted LED headlights and three new exterior colours: Dark Metal Gray, Brilliant White Pearl and White. Interior updates include an updated… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf NSC-2015 Self Parking Prototype Revealed

    Nissan has revealed a Leaf NSC-2015 prototype at CEATEC in Japan. The idea behind NSC-2015 is to save time and prevent an accident before it happens. it is not a fully autonomous car, like the ones Google is testing, though the NSC-2015 can park itself… Continue reading »

  • Portuguese Police First To Use Nissan Leaf EVs

    Local police in Portugal have taken delivery of eight Nissan LEAF electric vehicles, that will be operated by Portugal's PSP (Polícia de Segurança Pública) the security force responsible for policing the large urban areas of the country. The Leaf as a police car will be… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf Sets New Record As The Fastest Car Over A Mile In Reverse [VIDEO]

    Nissan had a successful weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The all-electric Leaf is now the fastest car, over a mile in reverse. Driven by professional stunt driver Terry Grant, the Nissan Leaf raced backwards up the Goodwood hillclimb course at the weekend’s Festival… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf To Attempt Guinness World Speed Record For Driving Up Goodwood Hill In Reverse

    Nissan is planning a World record attempt next week at the Goodwood Festival of speed by driving the famous 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb in reverse and as fast as possible. In theory the Leaf goes just as fast backwards as it does forwards, the trick here… Continue reading »

  • Nissan Leaf Wins 2011 World Car Of The Year Award

    Yesterday, at the New York International Auto Show, the all-electric, zero-emission Nissan LEAF was named 2011 World Car of the Year, edging out the BMW 5-Series and the Audi A8 for the top spot. “It is a great joy that the world’s first, mass-marketed electric… Continue reading »

  • All-Electric and Affordable? The £397 Per Month Nissan Leaf

    Nissan is pushing the boat out price wise by making its all-electric LEAF available on a PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) scheme for £397 per month. In this, Nissan will also underwrite the residual value of the vehicle. These factors alone make for a tempting deal… Continue reading »